A Twitter user apparently live-tweeted the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Though the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on the tweets immediately following, the apparent first-hand account — which included photos of the gruesome aftermath — was spreading across national news websites on Friday.
Brown was fatally shot by a cop following what police described as a physical altercation. Brown allegedly robbed a store prior to his death, however, the officer was reportedly unaware that he was a suspect at the time of the shooting.
We have blurred the graphic photo of Brown’s body as well as some strong language:
Read the alleged eyewitness’ account from the bottom up to the top:
Though the photos posted by the Twitter user support the claim that he is a legitimate eyewitness to the shooting, the tweets are still impossible to verify with 100 percent certainty.
Read TheBlaze’s latest updates on the Michael Brown shooting here.
From the breaking news you need to know to the hottest trends circling the Web, TheBlaze has it all. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope.